Neuroscience study uncovers new player in obesity

Neuroscience study uncovers new player in obesity

A protein directs appetite suppressor in the brain; implications for obesity treatment   BOSTON (January 7, 2014, 5:00 pm ET) — A new neuroscience...

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New research shows obesity is an inflammatory disease

New research in The FASEB Journal suggests that an abnormal amount of an inflammatory protein called PAR2 is present on abdominal fat tissues of...

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Obesity, smoking increase risk after immediate breast reconstruction with implants

New risk-scoring tool allows surgeons to better counsel and potentially change an operative plan for women at higher risk for implant failure after mastectomy,...

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Childhood exercise may stave off some bad effects of maternal obesity

Prenatal exposure to high-fat diets mitigated in offspring Rats whose mothers were fed a high-fat diet during pregnancy and nursing were able to stave...

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Does obesity reshape our sense of taste?

Does obesity reshape our sense of taste?

In a new study, mice who were overweight had fewer taste cells capable of detecting sweetness  IMAGE: These re taste cells under a microscope, expressing...

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Obesity and nutrition are keys to avoiding metabolic syndrome

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – November 19, 2013 – Data reported by the Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project reinforce the positive influence...

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Obesity found to be major risk factor in developing basal-like breast cancer

Women who are obese face an increased risk of developing an aggressive sub-type of breast cancer known as ‘basal-like’, according to research conducted at...

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Body mass index may predict heart disease risk for type-2 diabetic patients new study finds

Researchers from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute, in collaboration with researchers from Johns Hopkins University and the National Institutes of Health, have discovered...

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Obesity May Limit Overall Function Two Years after Shoulder Replacement Surgery

Obesity does not significantly impact short-term complications, outcomes Rosemont, Ill. –Patients with obesity undergo a disproportionately higher number of elective orthopaedic surgeries in the...

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